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In-Season, Healthy Peach Recipes

Healthy Peach Recipes

Peaches are ripe and in-season at your market right now, and we had healthy peach recipes for you to use them each day this week.

First up is an Easy Peach Hot Sauce to spice up any summer meal with fresh fruit flavors.

Peach Hot Sauce

 

Make these Roasted Pork Chops and Peaches for an easy, filling meal with all the flavors of summer.

Roasted Pork Chops and Peaches

 

This Fresh Peach Salsa is the perfect summer dish to bring along to dinner parties or potlucks.

Fresh Peach Salsa Recipe

 

Peach and Raspberry Chicken Salad makes a fresh and flavorful meal for lunch or dinner.

Peach and Raspberry Chicken Salad

 

Peach and Prosciutto Pizza with Basil and Honey Balsamic Reduction puts a whole new spin on peach pie, perfectly balancing sweet and salty flavors.

Peach and Prosciutto Pizza with Basil and Honey Balsamic Reduction

 

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Fresh, Healthy Strawberry Recipes

Healthy Strawberry Recipes

Strawberries are in season, so it’s time to whip up some fresh and tasty summer dishes with healthy strawberry recipes.

First up is a Strawberry Balsamic Chicken that is a fresh take on Italian Caprese flavors.

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken

 

These Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Protein Muffins are a sweet breakfast without added sugar.

Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Protein Muffins

 

Strawberry Shortcake Greek Yogurt Popsicles are a light and refreshing version of the summer classic.

Strawberry Shortcake Greek Yogurt Popsicles
Image and Recipe via The Kitchen Paper

 

Looking for a way to use up those fresh berries before they go bad? Try this Simple Strawberry Chia Refrigerator Jam.

Strawberry Chia Jam

{Recipe Post} Simple Strawberry Chia Refrigerator Jam

 

This Strawberry, Chicken, Bacon, and Spinach Wrap is the perfect summer lunch any day of the week.

Strawberry Chicken Bacon & Spinach Wraps with Poppyseed Dressing

 

Peach, Nectarine, and Strawberry Fruit Salad is a delicious dish for any summer potluck.

Peach and Strawberry Fruit Salad

 

These Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins taste like dessert, but are only 140 calories each!

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins.

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Healthy Vision Month

Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, so we had more info about protecting your eyes each day.

Taking care of your eyes is important at every age. Routine eye exams are especially important with kids who might not know or be able to tell you if something’s wrong with their vision. Learn more.

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Your medical history isn’t just important to your primary doctor. Things like your family’s history, diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain medications can affect your eyes too.

Eye exams check for lots of things, like making sure your pupil reacts correctly to light and your side vision, which the loss of can point to glaucoma.

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Eye exams can also check for more rare problems, like colorblindness with simple tests like this one:

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The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends an eye disease screening for adults by age 40, when signs of the disease and changes in vision from age start to occur. Talk to your doctor and protect your vision!

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Your eye doctor uses regular eye exams to both prescribe glasses and to make sure that prescription stays up-to-date so you can always see your best.

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Keeping up with your glasses or contacts’ prescription and having clean habits with your contacts are important to protecting your vision.

Close-up of two contact lenses with drops on light background.

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Healthy Summer Coleslaw

Healthy Coleslaw Recipes

Barbeque season is coming up, so we’re giving you healthy recipes for different kinds of coleslaw. It’s much healthier than most side dish options, can be made with many different fruits and veggies, and can even be served on top of burgers and tacos.

First up is a healthy take on classic coleslaw flavors with Buttermilk and Blue Cheese Slaw.

Buttermilk and Blue Cheese Slaw

 

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts Slaw is gluten-free and can be eaten as a side or a salad.

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprout Slaw

 

This Carrot Apple and Walnut Salad is light and delicious, but is also easy without the slicing of a normal slaw.

Carrot Apple and Walnut Salad

 

This Red Cabbage, Cranberry, and Apple Slaw is a crunchy, flavorful option for any picnic or BBQ.

Red Cabbage, Cranberry, and Apple Slaw

 

Jicama Slaw is a fuss-free dish with south-of-the-border flavors, perfect for tacos.

Jicama Slaw

 

This Broccoli Slaw with Oranges and Crunchy Noodles is a light blend of Asian flavors with a peppery punch.

Broccoli Slaw with Oranges and Crunchy Noodles

 

Thai Cabbage Slaw is made with all different kinds of veggies and is great served with grilled steak, chicken, or fajitas.

Thai Cabbage Slaw

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Cooking with Broccoli

Healthy Broccoli Recipes

This week, we had healthy broccoli recipes to satisfy the whole family while the veggie is in season.

First up was easy Cheddar-Beer Sauce Broccoli, which at just 79 calories, is healthy and rich.

Cheddar-Beer Sauce Broccoli

 

This Linguine with White Clam and Broccoli Sauce is a restaurant-quality meal that you can make at home.

Linguine with White Clam and Broccoli Sauce

 

Try this gorgeous Broccoli Detox Soup to kick your heavy broccoli, cheddar soup craving.

3 Warming Soups for Liver Cleanse

 

This Roasted Broccolini with Tahini Yogurt is a crispy side that will make even broccoli-haters love the veggie.

Roasted Broccolini with Tahini Yogurt

 

 

Lemon Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowls are a filling meal that’s easy to put together.

Lemon Chicken Teriyaki Rice Bowls

 

Asian Broccoli Salad with Peanut Sauce is a fresh and light take on mayo-based broccoli salads.

Asian Broccoli Salad with Peanut Sauce

 

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Fresh Fish

Healthy Fresh Fish Recipes

This week in food, we gave you recipes to make light and healthy meals with fresh fish.

First up is a light take on Fried Catfish and Hush Puppies.

Fried Catfish and Hush Puppies

 

This Miso Yuzu-Glazed Cod with Black Rice and Water Spinach uses adventurous ingredients for big flavor.

Miso Yuzu-Glazed Cod with Black Rice and Water Spinach
Image and Recipe via Blue Apron

 

Halibut with Bacony Corn Sauté uses fresh summer ingredients and delivers big flavor in just 309 calories.

Halibut with Bacony Corn Sauté

 

This Baked Coconut Crusted Tilapia recipe is a great substitute when you’re craving coconut shrimp.

Baked Coconut Crusted Tilapia

 

Honey Lime Glazed Salmon with Sesame Rice Noodle Salad is all about bright colors and flavors.

Honey Lime Glazed Salmon with Sesame Rice Noodle Salad

 

Spicy Tuna Seaweed Wraps are a great sushi substitute, and can be made with fresh or canned tuna.

Spicy Tuna Seaweed Wraps– All the Rage!

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Serving Up Healthy Pizza

Healthy Pizza

This week in comfort food, we wrapped up March with the ultimate in takeout, homemade and healthy pizza.

First up was a Four-Cheese Pizza that is rich and yet, only 370 calories.

Four-Cheese Pizza

 

Bacon, Tomato, and Arugula Pizza lets you indulge with everyone’s favorite meat and get your vegetables.

Bacon, Tomato, and Arugula Pizza

 

Make these Individual White Chicken Pizzas, and freeze the rest for your next weekend craving.

Individual White Chicken Pizzas

 

This Kale, Pepper, and Red Onions Pizza uses whole wheat pizza dough so it’s healthy from start to finish.

Kale, Peppers, Red Onions Pizza

 

Instead of having a salad on the side, pile the greens on top with this Prosciutto-Arugula Pizza.

Prosciutto-Arugula Pizza

 

These Quick BBQ Chicken Pizzas use rotisserie chicken, so that this meal is easy anytime.

Quick BBQ Chicken Pizzas

 

Fresh Tomato-Feta Pizza is light, tasty, and has your favorite pizza toppings, like olives.

Fresh Tomato-Feta Pizza

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